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Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
students ranked 21st in science and 26 in a map. askedr of code initiative people to spend our coding. it kicks off computer science education week. org.s sponsored by code. here is president obama. notearning these skills are important for your future but for our country's are. if you want america to stem the cutting edge tom a we need young americans to master the tools and technology that will change how you do just about everything. >> they are giving coding tips from entrepreneurs included this guy, mark zuckerberg. >> if i wanted to wish everybody on facebook and happy birthday by sending an e-mail, it might take more than a century to write out all the e-mails. with a few lines of code, i can have a system to send an e-mail to everybody on facebook. that is why they are valuable. francisco us from san is the cofounder of code.org. whether that mark zuckerberg, what is the point of this? >> it is great to be here. that weioned earlier are lagging in math and science. at least every school in america does teach math and teach science. only one in 10 schools teach computer science
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. >> and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... >> this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your pbs station from viewers like you. thank you. >> ifill: the deal creating the world's largest airline became official today. american airlines emerged from bankruptcy to join with u.s. airways. the new carrier will operate under the american airlines name. the merger leaves four airlines controlling more than 80% of the american travel market. passengers won't see immediate changes to reservations or frequent flyer programs, and it remains unclear if the deal will mean higher fares. eight of the most prominent u.s. tech companies, including apple, google and facebook, are calling for tighter controls on government surveillance. they sent an open letter to president obama today, in the wake of revelationshat the go
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
the construction o f a cafe in the west garden of the academy of sciences in golden gate park. >> supervisor mar? >> thank you, president chiu, i want to acknowledge that it's been a pleasure working on this, the staff of the california academy of science and is we have with this the general manager and kevin, monalele that have been wonderful to work with. the academy of sciences is beginning tomorrow, it is the season for science exhibit, but this is a project that is a low profiled structure which includes a cafe, it isn't really an expansion of the site but replacement of a temporary structure with a perm nept and attractive building, it allows us to see this sculpture that's hanging like floating like a cloud above it, it's called where land meets the sea and it will be much more visible with this new structure. the project will enrich the experience hosting the academy which lists countless families, not only from district 1 but throughout the city, i want to thank the land use submit tee for its unanimous support of this. i'll be out there tomorrow for the opening oftys the season for sci
SFGTV
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
much this is happening in san francisco. we know at the academy of science. i think that that the science is pretty clear folks speak it the science this is a scientific reality. so we' so we're looking at the offer lap especially in the regulating agrees we are going to need help and some kind of data and assistance if the goal is to address folks are going to what-do-you-call-it - there's a word called mail >> stamps. they're doing sentences with butterflies in it. i think it's important this is a process. i think 20e7b9d we're setting a process we're going to need some board support. and i think we can get there. this is a stationmaster of doing that. so i support with sxhoits is doing but, of course, we want to hear from the public first unless there's any more comments from the commission >> you know sometimes it's not what you do but how you do it. i like to finish it if wasn't for the restocking of those reservoirs you wouldn't be able to fish in some of those places. as a kid i'm a bonus lover so i'm the kind of person you know don't kill it i'll take it out
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
science by scientists. let's check out our team of hardcore nerds. lindsey miran is a cia operative and analyst. tonight, high tech crime stoppers. shots fired in the night. cops pinpoint the crime scene. how do they do it? the new science of solving crime. crystal dilworth is a scientist. if you think wine making is old school, think good. the newest ways of making wine. >> a neuro scientist and i will phil tores, an entimologist. the by onic arm. see how it's more man-like than machine. that's our team. now, let's do some science. >> hey, guys, welcome to techknow where we bring you stories of innovation here in america. i am phil torres. i am here with michelle, crystal and lindsey. you went to one of the most violent cities in america to see how technology can help us fight crime? >> that's right. i went to oakland, california which has the 5th highest crime rate and nearby richmond which is among the top 20 to look at some very innovative technology that they are looking to increase the eyes and ears of the police force on the street. so let's have a look these are streets. >>
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 4:50am PST
is not science of guns under the state's crisis. moncton borrow you who might have on his own mind on the whole lot of us all about the time to toss in some hours from my problems inside the city can bottle up on this promise some of the responders to polka band. most of the home of the spots open to the seaside the superdome. on the spot market in the countryside. was i putting too much of a woman who bought these as the coconut cents. bodyguard i was recently got about six p lucky that got me back to the sea project in the northern province of body out. we have a ripple the dotted line is stepping up attacks on the hook days ahead of presidential elections due in a pinch when t for teen fattening security concerns as forty troops today to withdraw from the country by the end of next year. but cavity to until i get to see project the audubon still in god and show them. the booklet and equal in blogging the project and just one of the seven book has gone down serevi the devil do was get a few security to fish in it's awfully to keep people safe at the windshield. she said the incident was just
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 6:50pm PST
is not science of guns under the state's crisis. moral tomorrow you who might have on his own mind about a lot of us all that good and its prospects of ours from my problems was like this you can bundle up when the storm that's the most hopeless of evidence published a book about it. most of the home of the spots open to the seaside the superdome. on the spot market that he couldn't pitch that was all that within two months at a walmart to buy these as the coconut cents the cover. i was recently got about six p lucky that got me back to the sea project in the northern province of body out. we have a ripple the dotted line is stepping up attacks on state workers ahead of presidential elections due in a pinch when t for teen fattening security concerns as forty troops today to withdraw from the country by the end of next year. but cavity into until i get to see project yvonne still get caught and show them. the booklet and a tool in blogging the project and just one of the seven book has gone down so high the devil do was get up to security to fish in it's awfully to keep people safe at the wind
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
it in a unique way. this is a show about science by scientists. let's check out our team of hardcore nerds. lindsey miran is a cia operative and analyst. tonight, high tech crime stoppers. shots fired in the night. cops pinpoint the crime scene. how do they do it? the new science of solving crime. crystal dilworth is a scientist. if you think wine making is old school, think good. the newest ways of making wine. >> a neuro scientist and i will phil tores, an entimologist. the by onic arm. see how it's more
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
to the 15th during computer science education week. >> the idea is to get a one-hour basic introduction to the field that is sort of behind this veil of mystery, this veil that separates the average person from the mark zuckerburg. >> reporter: to help educators introduce the topic to students, code.org has compiled a range of lessons. mark zuckerburg may not draw them in, but angry birds might. >> each level you progress through the game you're learning a little bit more how computer science works. >> reporter: westboro middle school in south san francisco is one of 10,000 schools across the globe planning to participate. >> gets them really to understand how to go about doing certain tasks and understanding the benefits of technology. >> reporter: hour of code is backed by dozens of tech companies and luminaries like twitter co-founder jack dorsey and bill gates. >> i wrote a program that played ticktacktoe. >> reporter: file sharing service dropbox is donating storage for the event. ceo drew howston hopes students get as hooked on coding as he did. >> my dad showed me how to write my
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
with other universities is housed in education city and there are all sorts of those that are science and technologies and the term artificial island and there are all sorts of mechanisms to pursue modernity as defined by the government and all of this is pursued by construction projects and the importance of this is not just in changing the early infrastructure. but in tying the state and bringing within the orbit of the state in the employ of the state, qatari business and entrepreneurs in each of these cities that are being built, one city, for example, slightly north and within it, there is doha land. not too different from disneyland. there is something called doha land. in and all of these are construction development projects, few of which the business community is drawn into the business community orbiting the state and political stability is in many ways purchased. political stability is insured. so there's remarkable political stability, which ties the business community for example in kuwait to the state division in its pursuit of development and modernistic projects. last
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 4:30pm EST
a gun out of plastic. it was science fiction but in the last few years that science fiction has become a reality. 3-d printers, a technology overall that is miraculous. 3-d printers can create car parts at a much cheaper price, create a trachea for a baby so it can live. but they can also create plastic guns. and now technology allows them to be sold for $1,000, a little more than $1,000, so just about anyone can get one; certainly a terrorist intent on doing evil. so the ban takes on new urgency, and today there's good news and bad news. the good news is that the house of representatives has passed a bill to extend that ban for ten years. the bad news is the dangerous loophole i mentioned is still in the bill. under existing law, the law that expires tonight, you can make one of these undetectable guns perfectly legal by simply attaching a removable piece of metal to the handle, and then you could have the gun, have it be legal at the last moment when you wanted to slip it somewhere where it could be very dangerous, you remove the metal part and make the gun invisible to the metal det
CNBC
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
in this gray area of law and science, and there are plenty of patients eager to follow the trail he's blazing. the ones we talked to in las vegas, all eager to remain young and vital, consider this a lifestyle choice, and they're prepared to roll the dice. you aren't concerned that five years from now, somebody might do a study and find out that this regimen accelerates the growth of cancer cells or causes diabetes? >> well, that's happened with prescriptive drugs. i mean, has it not? so this is any-- in any field you're doing this. they're taken drugs off the market because of this. >> so you'd rather feel better now while you're living your life than worry about the possibly downside 10 or 15 years from now? >> you could get killed on the interstate tomorrow. i mean, my goodness. i mean, it's-- you have to weigh risks and rewards. you do that every day in life. you do it when you get up in the morning. >> are you sure, are you absolutely positive, absent any scientific studies, that the treatments that you're giving now won't prove to be detrimental to someone's health five, 10, 15 years fr
CW
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
zuckerburg. >> reporter: this is computer science education week and it doesn't take a fancy computer to learn that code.org has tutorials that will be completely unplugged. >>> amazing shots that have tiger woods smiling. it turns out that the 49ers can beat a winning team and it was huge. that's next. ,,,,,,,,,,,, good morning nelly! woah. hey! have you ever tried honey nut cheerios? love 'em. neat! now you on the other hand... you need some help. why? look atchya. what is that? you mean my honey wand? [ shouting ] [ splat ] come on. matter of fact. [ rustling ] shirt. shoes. shades. ah! wow! now that voice... my voice? [ auto-tuned ] what's wrong with my voice? yeah man, bee got swag! be happy! be healthy! that's gotta go too. ♪ hey! must be the honey! [ sparkle ] sweet. have beaten the seattle seahawks, start the clock n the 4th quarter, >>> 49ers can now show you more importantly that they have beaten the seattle seahawks for the 4th quarter. frank gore will need to get that ball and pick up the great time for as long as that big run for them for the year. and the 28-yard line,
SFGTV
Dec 9, 2013 6:30am PST
an interesting bus line. for instance i'm a docent at the academy of sciences, and it's not easy to get to and i often drive as a result. this would not take any new wires, but suppose the 3 continued by turning onto california and going out and picking up riders of the 33 stanyan and going down to fulton and making a loop that the 21 does? you would net together about three different neighborhoods with several commercial areas and knit together union square, laurel village, et cetera and i think you would get other riders and maybe a very well-used line. [ applause ] >> thank you, next speaker. [ reading speakers' names ]. >> good afternoon. >> good afternoon. thank you so much. my name is dawn isaac and i live in glen park. this is concerning the proposed change in the 35 muni. i am here to speak out against basically adding a second bus on small, windy, diamond street. we already have the 52. i have a concern about the proposal to remove that route from the loop -- which serves -- as i have been told, many elderly and disabled people. i have been to three meetings and everyone i spoke to
Comedy Central
Dec 9, 2013 9:30am PST
scientific achievement and outstanding leadership of space science missions, and for his exemplary sharing of the exciting results with the public. ed. [ cheers and applause ] >> stephen: a grateful nation thanthanks you. >> thank you. >> stephen: ed stone, everybody. good night! good night, moon. captioning sponsored by comedy central captioned by media access group at wgbh access.wgbh.org
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
on a victim's h hymen as signs of abuse. now, science says a normal hymen may appear scarred. >> this year, a new texas law went into effect that allows state courts to overturn convictions that were based on science that's later debunked. so, on november 18th, the san antonio four reunited as free women lemeeting cas an draw's granddaughter for the first time and ready to make up for lost time. >> there was, you know, deaths in our family, and there was births. marriages and, you know just so many things over the years that we have -- that we have missed. >> the road ahead won't be easy. the women have been released but not exonerated of the there is that led battle to fight, jobs to find and lives to rebuild. the four say as long as they stick together, they will do all of that and more. heidi joe castro, al jazeera, san antonio. >>> hearing from the man behind the largest ponzi scheme in u.s. history bernie madoff, a man responsiblefo from stealing 50. says prison is like summer camp. he spoke out about how he beliefs investors should have known better. he says people asked me all the t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am EST
now from bangkok is a professor of political science at the university. and thank you very much for making it on the show. now, we have got the prime minister who dissolved the parliament and early elections called and they want no more of the clan, is that really possible in thai politics? >> well, they are working hard to negotiate, to make sure that the influence of the shinawatra family is reduced and not sure it will happened in the future but demonstrators are hoping that they are demanding that the new elections should be with improved mechanisms to reduce the influence of the family and hoping for and we are listening, waiting to listen to the announcement from the leader of the protest movement in the next few minutes. >> there could be a little confusion here for those of us who are not familiar with thai politics, do antiprotesters want no more of the clan or bring the monarchy back and do away with democracy? >> well, i think the main objective of the -- what the so called people's democratic reform committee is to make sure that they have a better political reform i
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
and stuff. >> kate larson, nbc bay area news. >> and coming up next, creating science projects out of scrap. we'll show you. >> it's so cool. and so weird and whacky and different. that looking at them just, you know, gets you excited. wow, what is that thing? >> i like weird, whacky and different. how a bay area teacher developed a nonprofit that helps thousands of classrooms. i love watching tv outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable. it's got more hd channels, more dvr space. yeah, but i mean, how did you know? i researched. no, i-i told you. no. yeah! no. the important part is that you're happy now. and i got you this visor. you made a visor! yes! that i'll never wear. ohh. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for two years with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. ♪ pose! yeah! ♪ flash! yeah! ♪ get the family to strike a pose, ♪ ♪ and show off your brand new clothes! ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. >> thanks largely to one woman, teachers
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 2:30pm EST
to be taken care of. this isn't science fiction anymore. now, undetectable firearms have always been around since the days of world war ii. it was clearly a present danger. that's why in 19 both parties got together to pass it and it's been extended since then. but it is no longer science fiction that somebody can just make a gun in their basement, basically obliterating the utility of all of our nation's firearms laws and use it to perpetrate great evil throughout this cannes. -- throughout it country. 3-d printers cost only about $2,000 today. most futurists are pretty certain that in maybe a decade or more, most americans will have access to this technology, just like the photocopier and the personal computer seemed out of reach at some point for most middle-class americans. maybe today the 3-d printer is but in a decade or more it might just be another household appliance that sits right next to your computer printer. second, we know how dangerous plastic guns are, because people have tested this premise. one investigative journalist in israel took a plastic gun into the israeli parliam
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm PST
devotion to yanukovich was the prime minister and wanting to use science to the president said the new coach at the stein i did took on too so that's why if they were peacefully protesting at the stein is only a track record at two zero there was a dog auctions of people who achilles about yanukovich his decision to side will withdraw sure it's good to see ukraine come more into the russian sphere of influence what where are those people i mean it's like fifty percent are fought by its said that we don't know you did that but we might know is that at the local launch and ties with russia are not anti european and deploy your rookie year and i'm not a station the auntie rach. the question is that they advanced towards russia and russia. these last months used french so there is a kind of dependency the ukrainian people and get it on to lose and even duma what you think. yanukovich can too. i mean the pa from results of thought into heavy handed tactics. what else could he do to to try and spot so often million people use or if it's a brave the snow in and take to the streets i think i t
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 1:50am EST
for the purpose of teaching branches of art, science, and industry, best calculated to enable the scholars to acquire an independent livelihood. recognizing the importance of being able to move beyond the menial work and menial wages to which most women of the day were subject, john simmons has enabled generations of women to lead and self advocate, empowered with their own resources. those of us who have delighted so enormously from john simmons's philanthropy are delighted to be with you to witness the work of our founders contemporary, angelina grimke. we hope you enjoy the evening, and thank you for joining us. [applause] >> we have got some powerhouses in the audience with us tonight. not just here on the stage. we want to acknowledge some of the remarkable women officeholders who are present as well as their male allies. i will ask each group to stand and remain standing. please hold your applause until the end. i know that is going to be tough but really try. we are honored to have present tonight a number of women who were each the first woman to hold a different statewide office.
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
and rich curriculum including arts and music and science. that's what we're calling for here. we're one of any number of groups, student or parent, community groups that says we need a new school not fixated on testing, strategies that create winners and losers but we have to help all of our children achieve and succeed. that's why you see the largest coordinated group of action, 90 in all, set for different parts of time during the day today. >> with race to the top, one of the policies you think was a failure and has not improved the overall standing of american students. >> i think what happened was race to the top was too fixated on testing and not enough on teaching and learning. now, let me just be clear. race to the top is part of a $100 billion stimulus package that was really important to keep schools afloat during the worse recession since the great depression. what's happened, andrea, there's been too much of a focus on testing and on people in washington and in state capitals actually not listening to parents or to teachers who actually believe, for example, in the standards
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
its own them and teach it teaches the course of six japanese language math and science concepts the little kid. fourth grade. the range of studies becomes more comprehensive and include subjects such as computing sixth graders. home economics subjects like sony it is. when getting english language classes the hungry and teachers of proclaiming cheapskate inspections. some subjects like music. pupils leave the room into a special touch the music is tuned to a cooling you can tune into playing instruments and to sing. the he would choke people's needs and do craft projects. ace ten seconds the date and time. it's more of what the body of a platoon of us. sports meet lots of space a practice to do some sports. i know. sports the medium and small special equipment. don't image experience. it's time for lunch. indeed most schools pupils will be newer and faster. st jude's kenya korea builds the gym and other corman groups. joining a sports car has the solution is to make new friends. since each club will have members from when fourth to sixth grade. the club to greek cookery across.
FOX Business
Dec 8, 2013 9:00pm EST
to leave. it will be okay. it will be okay. john: t this bad science is pushed in video by talented people. >> with you do something in a narrative form or a recognizable actress with a clever theme as you have said that looks like a horror movie and it is very effective. the people that flash the environmental agenda have a tremendous resource with celebrities who are willing to do this kind of video. john: americc's biggest environmental success is tracking for natural gas. in a day reduced america's cardinal put many celebrities like john lennon's wife and son trash it is don't frack my mother then the crowd follows. >> they do. powerfully they sway natalie their followers like when george clooney spotted off on global warming says something, it goes global. unlike the and on celebrities who cannot get the word out quite as effectively. they are a great power. john: james hirsen. by the way ed begley, jr. said he either does conservaon from his conservative father it was wrong to waste any resource. we also reached out to every actor about the hypocrisy but not one responded. hollywood
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
for courts to overturn convictions based on science that is later debunked so on november 18th the san antonio four reunited and meeting the granddaughter for the first time and ready to makeup for lost time. >> it was a death in the family and births. marriages and just so many things over the years that we have missed. >> reporter: the road aheld won't be easy, the women have been released but not exonerated and there is that to fight, jobs to find and lives to rebuild. the four say as long as they stick together they will do all that and more. heidi docastra al jazeera san antonio. >> more than 2000 people who were wrongfully convicted have been exonerated in the past two decades and spent an average of ten years in prison and 30% of them have been exonerated by dna evidence. the president obama and first ladder were there and billy joel and santana and oprah singer, jazz musician herbie joncock and these are performers who influenced culture through the arts. and the flash mob military style, the u.s. airforce ban surprised visitors at the washington and space museum and it starte
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
social sciences and the city is just a few station has attracted lots of listeners not just women but also men who take it in turns to dj at the sight of all of that and you can top of the savannah. at the time but you have any of those last sunday said it was this beautiful beach i've almost got. afghanistan is that it means to be the conservative society. the folders have got access to the gk the taleban have recently for some girls schools to close those women who do miss is to get on that in life have had to work hard for it that was of the condiment of the pack i did have a bobble on the day and for me smile against us. on the fact that i caught a fish right up to one such was the first. i don't check the sake of a contract with the time i make at evening's end of this the buffet that is good and the sunna. connell economy cannot buy the bottom section of the covenant and emotion love. you try getting more than just arrived. they're getting in each case. thanks to an initiative of the hebrew university of jerusalem and israel railways train passengers are treated to a lecture
CBS
Dec 9, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> this is computer science education week and it doesn't take a fancy computer to learn. there's tutorials that can be done online. >>> well some of americas most talented people were honored last night. >> singers with the body of work spanning decades were awarded in front of the president and the first lady. well that performance was in honor of carlos santana. could listen to that all day, he along with billy joel were recognized at the kennedy center honors event in washington d.c. president obama saluted the honorees. the show will air on the 29th on kpix5. >>> 4:56 right now. four u.s. presidents are headed to south africa to celebrate the life of fell san monday dell a. we'll have more on the special ceremonies planned for this week coming up. >>> just up, i'm bundled three layers down. >> people all over the bay area are shivering this morning, there's a freeze warning in effect through the day. >>> storms came out of know where. it just hit us. honestly. >> it hit us and then i'm slipping and sliding. >> commuters across the country are up against the elements this morning. snow and ice a
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 10:30am PST
inequality. science and of government. second both his bike in the musical freedom of belief of what to do carlton. i'm sentimental reasons the media the government says the commission. moody's expects credit union the new sale a week. but then the inclined plane. going to need to let the religion of the fingerprints of oil. this is where the title. it's quite painful. through seven cents. i'm thinking the best interests. he delivered through to the employer. or it can serve them. he's making money. many nobly extensive quote is some kind of pity. so here's to a small and i are members of an eagle then retold. many students going that's the true reality of the jungle. catherine. i read on to this child break a few weeks for me is perfectly content ay ay ay ay ay ay ay ay ay ay ay ay. ch. i am just can't afford leaders account to your location or the triple j showed up the anti eu protests and bulgaria greece are hungry to urge people to leave the eu would join the population customs union. obviously the mainstream media would be artfire scream that this is part of the abuse of democracy th
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
work and some math and science, just about anyone can become one. this week is your chance to give it a shot, and don't let anyone tell you can't. jon: white house says they are making progress with healthcare.gov. they're just not there yet. jenna. jenna: more on this as we get it. peter, thank you. jon: there is growing outcry over what many see as an unintended side-effect of obamacare. to try to contain costs many of the new insurance plans are severely limiting access to some of the nation's top hospitals including two world-renowned cancer centers. joining us for more on all of this, bob cusack, managing editor for "the hill." we'll get to the hospital access question in just a second, bob but what do you think, first of all, of the newly-redesigned obamacare website? >> i think the story is shifting a little bit from the website problems because it is still getting better but as peter mentioned there still are problems but now the story is shifting to cost. remember the administration obamacare would reduce costs. certainly there will be winners and losers here. if you can't
CSPAN
Dec 9, 2013 12:30pm EST
all source analysts and combining these capabilities management,ion targeting, science and technology, bring to bear significant capability and these types off skills and capabilities, and others, they all brought of aneath the construct center concept. the integrated intelligence center construct, uniquely tied into our war fighting combat in and commands, part of the defense intelligence enterprise, provided full spectrum intelligence, synchronizing capabilities and eliminating redundancies. i will not stand here until you we will eliminate every redundancy, but i will tell you, it is one of the areas we have to try to work toward. understanding who is doing what to whom. as a longtime intelligence officer, you meet the demands of your customer. your customer is a commander. customerustom-made -- is the secretary of defense for the present, you answer that question. somebody else answers it for their boss, so be it. if somebody wants a call that redundant, so be it. inis the world we live in dealing with the here and now and the threats we face today and to keep us out of conflict,
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
it's important to realize that education is not a perfect science, it's an art. we're always tinkering with it. one thing that i would like to believe is that we ought to raise the standards and challenge our students to be the best in the world. then we have to make sure that we measure. i agree that we can overtest. sometimes that is done, but you have to keep score. i can't imagine the bcs bowl being played with the score board off. keeping score is part of it. and then, accountability. if the results aren't there, kids are not learning, you know what? somebody has to pay with a job. that's the way it is. you can't keep paying people when they're not learning. >>> later in the show, we'll have the 12 days of obama care. you don't want to miss that. first, lots of people want to change the world, very few succeed, but nelson mandela did and so did dr. martin luther king jr. what made them true leaders? [ male announcer ] how do you get your bounce? well, did you know that just one sheet of bounce outdoor fresh gives you more freshness than two sheets of the leading national
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
and sciences. a former director of the leon leavy center for buying agraph in new york. she teaches in the msa programs of the new school glover columbia university school of the arts and has taught sarah lawrence college and union college in new yorkie she was washington irving professor of modern literary. please welcome brenda wineapple and nathaniel philbrick. [applause] >> on my way over here, nathaniel and i talked about how both of these subjects are obviously the most -- among the most notable eras of american history. how could we characterize a comparative deal between your book and brenda's when it comes to intensity, and relevance, where both in the revolution and the civil war. there wasn't very much of a clear future in either era. >> i was thinking about this question when i heard about the great opportunity to be paired with brenda, and my bunker hill begins actually -- begins and ends with john quincy adams. it begins with him at seven years old, standing on a hill with his mother, then in her early 30s, on june 17, 1775, watching the battle of bunker hill from a hill about 12
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
to realize i'd indication is not a perfect science. it's an art. so, we're always going to be tinkering with it. one thing i would like to believe that every american agrees we ought to raise the standards, challenge our students to be the best in the world, because that's who they're competing with. then we have to make sure we measure. i agree we can overtest, and sometimes that's done. that's not good. but you got to keep score. i can't imagine the bcs bowl being played with the score board off and saying, we just want to have a good time and enjoy the game. keeping score is part over it. then accountability. if the results aren't there, kids are not learning, somebody has to pay with a job. that's the way it is. so all of those are important factors. great to have you here. >>> later in the show, we'll have the 12 days of obamacare. you don't want to miss that. but first, lots of people want to change the world. very few succeed. but nelson mandela did, and so did dr. martin luther king, jr. so what made these men true leaders? reverend king's niece will join me next to tell us. i d
NBC
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm PST
, political science professor at yale university, studied the impact of a great recession on families. >> the numbers are zstaggering. 6.6 foreclosures between 2007 and 2010. >> it is not like they could move in with family. her mother, beverly, who lives 25 miles away was also trying to save her house. it had been in foreclosure for a year and a half. >> i saw this tape out there with paperwork. gist thought, what's going on? that's when i noticed -- notice of a trustee zblal we were there when the bank notified her house would be auctioned off in a month. >> i have days, days. as far as what do you mean as far as -- as far as stopping this. i want to keep my home. >> her husband, who repaired computers, lost most of his business during the recession. making it impossible for them to pay their mortgage. >> i can't keep doing this. >> is there a case of denial? this home is a symbol of your success that you don't want to let go when the evidence is saying maybe you should. >> you know, for most americans, their home is their major asset. it is f your house goes into your foreclosure y
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 1:00am PST
for charlie rose. >> there's and i temple going io a vehicle. i know this looks like science-fiction. it's not. this is years away. drops the package. come and get your package. we can do half hour delivery -- >> half hour delivery? >> the notion of drones making deliveries to your door step which even bezos admits is years away was quickly launched into the media stratosphere. >> an eye opener on "60 minutes." may zone is work on delivery drones that would drop-off goods from their warehouses no humans involved. >> on this cyber monday the world's largest retailer say it's testing a wild new way to deliver small packages to your home. >> we were talking about amaz amazon's plan to deliver to new heights. >> it was unlievable. the commentary on the media. it's group think in the media. always see from reporters repeating and tweeting. this was the same story on every network in the same angle. no one was taking this opportunity to talk about this great technology or other companies that actually have similar technology. it was all amazon, the same story. it's 27-year-olds gathering the news an
CSPAN
Dec 8, 2013 10:05pm EST
. and there is a system called regenerative medicine and it's almost like science fiction. it is when they take your cells and they grow a large number of them and then they take the 3-d printing in the most recent version and they print out the organ that you need. if they need a kidney, they can print that out. it was headed by a woman doctor whose specialty is growing heart and you will see in a few years -- you remember the young lady that had a hard time getting a lung transplant? ten years from now if we are smart, if we encourage this, there will be no waiting lines. you will replant yourself. it turns out the you don't reject you. so this is very important. what means is that you don't take any of those antirejection medicines. so you lower the cost and you increase the likelihood of success and you eliminate the waiting lists and you have a different world. the number one problem is the food and drug administration and virtually everyone i've talked to have said that this includes china, japan, india, because of this food and drug administration, this is hopeless. what we talk about is that pione
MSNBC
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
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Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
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CNN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense. from td ameritrade. >>> welcome back, everyone. i'm john berman in for carol costello today. we have the opening bell ringing on wall street, where stocks are on solid footing this morning after that better than expected jobs report on friday. market opening up just a little bit today and soon traders will be tracking a new addition to the new york stock exchange. amc theaters moving to go public. some of the customer also reap rewards. alison kosik has more on this. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. quickly stocks got to mention stocks because the market's still in the afterflow of the strong jobs report along with the drop in unemployment to 7%. the optimism fueled by a jump in economic growth in the third quarter as well. the thought was that investors would sell because of worries the fed would pull back on stimulus. now it seems like the market's not bothered by it because the thinking at the moment is the economy could be strong enough to handle it. >>> amc, it's all about that stock, a little popcorn, a little stock. am
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
. >> no one's born a computer scientist but with a little hard work and some math and science just about anyone can become one. this week is your chance to give it a shot. and don't let anyone tell you can't. >> reporter: the president says programing skills are important for our country's future. heather? heather: as witnessed by the obamacare website rollout. thank you, peter. we appreciate it. bill: here's a question, was it murder or an accident? a newlywed accused pushing her husband over a cliff at one of our more famous national parks. jury selection begins today so the question there is, what is her defense? heather: plus president obama suggesting extending benefits to the long-term unemployed, but, does this actually hurt those who are out of work more than it helps? our panel debates. >> when you allow people to be on unemployment insurance for 99 weeks you're causing them to become part of this perpetual unemployed group in our economy and it really, while it seems good, it actually does a disservice to the people you're trying to help. my customers can shop around-- see who
FOX Business
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
like new york are considering banning these. the science is not in the effect of ingesting the nicotine. >> there should be some regulation, but the e-cigar and electronic cigarettes, they just emit a vapor, there is no secondhand smoke, does not bother people around. ittshould not fall under the regular tobacco cigarette ban. tracy: does it taste like a cuban? >> it taste like a cuban. we work on different flavors to mimic a real cigar flavor. we have had many customers who truly enjoy it and we also have different flavors like menthol, cherry, vanilla, chocolate. adam: i know people talk about the smell of the cigar and cigarettes, but i think there is the cigar bar, i don't smoke but i don't mind being in there because i remember sometimes a pleasant experience, do you get that same experience? it is the smell when you're burning a real cigar. >> you can see the vapor. a lot of vapor on it. you get that experience. the next day you don't want to smell like a cigar. tracy: where can you get them? speak out we sell online on our website. and we have a line of electronic cigarettes and
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> it gives them the about to put together the story. >> reporter: but there's a big gender gap in science, technology, engineering and math. women make up almost half the work force but fill less than a quarter of jobs in those fields. goldieblocks isn't the only company giving girls serious play things. >> lego friends. >> reporter: lego has gotten in on the game. barbie is a computer engineer, and roominate, a doll house construction set that comes we electric electrical s electrical curcuits. talk about girl power. >> reporter: a future where girls can dream big. >> girls are out there making a difference in the world too. >> now you promise notice there is pink in goldieblocks. pink and purple are the most popular girl colors. it's not about that but giving them toys that use their brain. >> gift ideas for my nieces. >> it's great. thank you so much. coming up next, we heard of therapy dogs but how about therapy chickens? one family is fighting to keep their young son's beloved animal. it helps this little boy. we have the story coming up. but first, this is "today" on nbc. [ female a
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